TOR_ Technical Assistant – Communications (Full-Time)

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Role: Technical Assistant – Communications (Full-Time)


Terms of Reference


Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development (YNCSD)

We are the leading advocacy group of all youth bodies working to end all forms of violence against women and girls including harmful traditional practices in Nigeria. The Youth Network for Community and Sustainable Development is a movement catalyzing social change by engaging young people and amplifying their voices to speak for Human Rights, through targeted advocacy to key players, capacity building and development, communications and media engagements, Partnerships, and program implementation. We also work on other Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights issues, Governance and Environment.


YNCSD aims to establish and encourage digital learning via the use of communication materials suited to the needs of an online audience. The aim is to meet the knowledge needs of our stakeholders by having better content and improved visibility through our communication channels.

The Technical Assistant Communications will be expected to assist in delivering creative content in line with YNCSD’s and donor’s brand guidelines and handle putting out content that would showcase the organization’s work. Also, s/he would assist the Communications and Advocacy Officer plan and execute communications and advocacy campaigns, projects and events.


Social Media Content Creation and Management

  • Support the Communications and Advocacy Officer with drafting bi-weekly content plans for social media
  • Design visual creatives for social media 
  • Content creation for blog, social media and brainstorming campaign ideas
  • Posting and monitoring approved posts 
  • Analyse monthly social media analytics to measure success of campaigns

Support in Creation of Organization’s Communications and Advocacy materials

  • Support Communications and Advocacy Officer in creating content for organization’s communications materials such as IEC materials, banners, fliers, etc

Project Coordination and Delivery

  • Assist with project planning by gathering information, creating timelines, developing resource allocation plans and monitoring Implementation.
  • Track project progress, identify potential roadblocks, and proactively communicate any issues to the Communications and Advocacy Officer.
  • Maintain clear and concise project documentation, including meeting notes, action items, and deadlines.
  • Compile and maintain media lists and contact databases.
  • Assist with responding to media inquiries and managing media relations (as assigned).
  • Monitor media coverage and provide reports on key mentions.
  • Support Coordination with internal and external stakeholders to ensure smooth project execution.

Support in Planning Communications and Advocacy Events and Projects

  • Assist in planning and execution of other communications and advocacy activities
  • Work with Communications and Advocacy Officer to ensure project timelines and deliverables are met
  • Work with Communications and Advocacy Officer to execute technical deliverables on project work plan

Technical Assistance in production of Knowledge Products for the organization

  • Support in script development for audio-visual content 
  • Working with production team in production of video and audio content
  • Creating draft content for knowledge products


    • Creative mindset
    • Experience working in media production
  • Proficient knowledge of social media platforms (Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook)
  • Proficient in the use of design tools e.g Adobe InDesign, Canva and Photoshop
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of and/ or previous experience in the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights space in Nigeria is an added advantage. 
  • Prior experience in social media marketing
  • Ability to work with a team


    • Reporting to: Communications and Advocacy Officer 
  • Part Time: 24 hours per week (Monday to Wednesday). 
    • Salary scale: 112,000-140,000 (depending on experience)  
    • Contract duration: 6 months 
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Location: Abuja
  • Send CV and Cover letter to  with the position as Subject.
  • Deadline for Submission is 14th June 2024